Women’s Health & Wellness
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States. Women of any age can have heart disease. But your risk goes up sharply after menopause. There are many resources to help the following link has many resources: Heart Disease
The following link has topics designed especially for women’s physical, mental and emotional wellness. Link
While spontaneity is fun and can perk up an otherwise humdrum life, the fact remains that most of us are creatures of habit. We live a fairly scheduled life, and that includes wake times, meal times and when we turn in for the night. So, what happens when our normal routine changes? I can bet with some certainty that even if you’re one of the most organized and disciplined people around, your routine got thrown off during the holidays—an abbreviated work schedule topped off with lots of leisure and celebration time. And I can also bet that your sleep suffered. Read Key Ways to Get the Sleep You Need (When Your Routine Gets Messed Up)
For some simple suggestions about eating a healthy, balanced diet, check out the “New American Plate Concept” from the American Institute for Cancer Research. This concept suggests you fill your plate with two-thirds or more of vegetables, fruits, whole grains or beans and only one-third or less of animal protein. This simple principle can guide you toward healthier eating. For more details, visit http://www.aicr.org/site/PageServer?pagename=reduce_diet_new_american_plate.